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  • Israeli pharma and biotech are good for what ails us

    February 20, 2013 | 8:50 am

    Have heartburn after eating a late-night falafel sandwich? There’s a pill for that. Did the winter weather give you the gift of a chest infection? You’ll likely need some antibiotics for that.

    And there’s a good chance that the medicine you take for the above, and a whole host of...

  • Permanent artificial heart implanted in Israel for first time

    April 30, 2012 | 10:18 am

    An artificial heart has been permanently implanted in a patient in Israel for the first time.

    Up until now, artificial hearts have been used in Israel to help a damaged heart continue to pump until a donor organ could be located.

    The operation on a 63-year-old cardiac patient, who...